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In the land of Rome I-bore was Saint Calston
Life of Pope Calixtus, in one MS of the South English Legendary
Title(s): South English Legendary
Subjects: Calixtus, pope, life of; saints’ lives
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Bodley 779 (SC 2567), ff. 187-188v
First Lines:
In þe lond of rome I bore was seint calston
to swyþe gret goodnesse he drouȝ in his ȝouþe anon…
Last Lines:
…& bring vs to þe ioye þat euermore I leste
& þer in to wonye & maken þer oure feste
Attributed Title: Seint calston þe pope (f. 187)
Editions:
Horstmann, Carl. “Des Ms. Bodl. 779 jüngere Zusatzlegenden zur südlichen Legendensammlung.” Archiv für das Studium der neueren Sprachen und Literaturen 82 (1889): 307-422: 328-31.